Why I owe Country Bob an apology…!


Many months ago I was contacted by a super guy named Al over at Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce and asked if I would be willing to accept a couple of bottles of sauce to try and let them know how I liked it. I replied that sure I would be happy to do just that. Al was a man of his word and soon enough two bottles came along in the mail. I gave one to a friend of mine at work, James, to try since he grills meat quite often and enjoys barbecue a lot. I saved the other bottle to try at home. James used his sauce right away and raved about it. I thought ” Good- I’ll have two objective opinions to offer when I post!”


I kept thinking I’d grill something special and use it then, but somehow I kept putting it off and soon there became a little chiding voice at the back of my mind as a busy Summer segued into a busy Autumn. You know – the” You promised to try this and post about it and you are a big welcher!” kind of voice.


 I don’t really know what I was thinking. Just one of those “d’oh” things I guess.  Well I wish I’d been using it all summer long and that I had the bottle I gave to James back. It’s really very good stuff- that sauce! It has a nice complex flavour with a hint of a molasses to it. Rick and I both enjoyed it very much. We used it as a finishing sauce on grilled chicken, but I can tell it would be great on other meats, potatoes and grilled vegetables as well. I can’t wait to pull some pork for it now.

So- thanks Al and all of you at Country Bob’s- I am sorry I took so long to get around to it. Please add me to your long list of fans. You can be sure I will be savouring the rest of my bottle and hunting up lots more when it is finished.

Our neighbor’s cat, Mew-Mew, was up and over the fence angling for a bit as soon as the chicken hit the grill 🙂


Mm-mmeow- good!



  1. Gabi says:

    Deborah- I will try the fries- yes!

    Marie- Thank you for the well wishes and hugs!

    Courtney- I first saw it on your blog- I agree good stuff!

  2. Marie says:

    Hi Gabi, I heard Country Bob was good,That’s nice to know, thanks for the recommendation! Hope all is well.
    Hugs, Marie

  3. Deborah says:

    I am also a convert to this sauce! We love it on burgers, and my husband will even eat it with his fries!

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